Things to See on the Blue Line that *Aren’t* in Long Beach

Most guidebooks overlook what the Blue Line has to offer. Here, we’ll introduce you to some of the treasures to be found along Metro’s oldest rail line: bustling swap meets, beautiful artwork, tranquil parks, and spectacular architecture.

Artistry in an Office Building: the Streetlight Museum

Inside a nondescript office building in Downtown Los Angeles is a fascinating museum devoted to something we all tend to take for granted.

Griffith Park’s Life-giving Waters: Ferndell

In one corner of Griffith Park is a beautiful garden with water flowing all year long. It’s a short walk from a subway station and makes for the perfect hike to the Griffith Observatory.

The Forgotten Museum: the Southwest Museum

The Southwest Museum might be my favorite building in L.A. It’s a captivating half-ruin that still functions as a museum, and is easy to reach on the Gold Line.